ConvertPlug allows you to integrate with external email marketing software that help you store and manage leads obtained through the opt-in forms created using the plugin.

Among all the possible integrations, Connects, the inbuilt, tool allows you to integrate with Benchmark Email too.

In order to integrate ConvertPlug with Benchmark Email, you will have to follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Install the Connects Benchmark Email Addon
Install the Addon.

install connects banchmark email addon

In order to learn how to use the Addon Installer in ConvertPlug, you can refer to the article here.

2. The Addon is now installed

Connects benchmark email addon installed

3. Open Connects
You need to open the Connects page seen under the Resources section of ConvertPlug.

Connects page in ConvertPlug

4. Create a New Campaign
You will then find a “Create New Campaign” button that allows you to create a New Campaign. Click on it.

Create new Campaign in ConvertPlug

5. Enter a Campaign Name and Select the Third Party Software
A Campaign name should be valid, descriptive and understandable, so that you know what kind of leads are stored in it.
Select Benchmark Email from the dropdown below.

Select Benchmark email as third party software

6. Authenticate your Account
Each email marketing software might have a different attribute that may be needed to authenticate your account.
For the integration with Benchmark Email, you need the Benchmark Email API Key.

Authenticate benchmark email account

How to find the Benchmark Email API Key?
Click on Account Settings

benchmark account settings

Scroll down and click on “Generate API Key”

generate API key in benchmark email

Copy the API Key

Copy API key from banchmark email

7. Paste it in the Connects interface

Paste API key in Connects interface

8. Select the list from the drop down menu

9. Create Campaign

Using the Campaign in a Module
i. Select and customize a module according to the Campaign needs.
ii. Open it in the editor.
iii. Click on Submissions

Submission section in ConvertPlug editor

iv. Select the appropriate campaign from the Drop down list

Select appropriate campaign

v. Save and Publish